Finally Feeling a Bit Better

Written Wednesday, Jan 26th. Last night as I lay in bed, instead of being exhausted, for the first time since my anaphylactic reaction last Thursday morning I was clear headed and could think. Today, my clear thinking remains but I am tired.  It is so nice to be back, to have my mental capacity full [...]


Update on Me and Insurance

It has been a rough week. I am now on 8 medications and a shot just to keep breathing.  On the up side after two days of hassle the insurance company approved my safe rescue inhaler for a year.  Only a year then I have to go and have it re-approved again.  Crazy world we [...]

Missing Church & Anaphylactic Reactions

Written on January 19, 2017 at 7pm I so want to go back to church. Last week I was doing better, the latest drug is doing its job. I thought maybe I could go to church. I went early and hid out in a room away from everyone. I kept the doors closed, listened through [...]


Asthma, My New world

December 29, 2016 at 9:29pm · It has been 5 months since I was well. On July 31st I had a horrible reaction to Febreze that shut down my lungs. One day I was fine then the next and every one since - I have not. I have been diagnosed with severe asthma. There is [...]



Typed a month ago but forgot to publish: Grandma died and I spent Mother's Day at the funeral home. My boss died in mid-july and I still miss him terribly.  With him went vison, hope and joy in my work. This past weekend my good friend died, expected or not it hurts.   She watched out for [...]


Two and a half Months

July began huge personal changes for me. In July my wonderful boss died suddenly.  His death is such a loss and with him and partly because of my illness went the joy in my work. A little over a couple of months have gone by and everything is different, and not better - worse. With the death of my boss, my job has [...]



I don't want to be the person who is afraid to go outside, to go to the store, to hug friends.   But I am becoming her.   Yesterday I was afraid to hug some people I saw for fear of reacting and not being able to breathe.  I found myself saying hi but stepping [...]